4.9 West Texas earthquake felt in El Paso County

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EL PASO, Texas – A 4.9 magnitude earthquake occurred Thursday near Mentone, Texas, according to US Geological Survey.

The 4.9 earthquake was felt just five minutes after a 4.5 earthquake in the same area.

An ABC-7 viewer from Horizon City reported feeling shaking.

This happens eight days after one Earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 was felt in west Texas, with reports of tremors in El Paso.

Another earthquake was reported in Whites City, New Mexico near Carlsbad. The magnitude of the earthquake was 2.7.


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